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Chinese-language termsEdit

MandarinEdit

Term Traditional Chinese Simplified Chinese Explanation
Zhōnggúorén 中國人 中国人 refers to a person of a state called "China". Some use this term to refer to anyone who holds citizenship of the People's Republic of China or the Republic of China, regardless of ethnicity. Others use it only for citizens of the People's Republic of China. Usage can depend on political views about the status of the Republic of China.
Huárén 華人 华人 an overall term to refer to any person of Chinese descent, including those in China and abroad. However, this term is more commonly used in referring to the overseas Chinese community and sometimes overseas Chinese minorities.
Huáqíao 華僑 华侨 refers to a Chinese national or citizen living in a foreign country, who still holds Chinese citizenship. This term was more commonly used before 1949, when China provided citizenship for many overseas Chinese.
Huáyì 華裔 华裔 refers to a person of Chinese descent living in a foreign country, who does not hold a citizenship from People's Republic of China or the Republic of China.

CantoneseEdit

Term Traditional Chinese Simplified Chinese Explanation
Lou5 waa4kiu4 老華僑 老华侨 used by overseas Cantonese-speakers to refer to a person who has lived outside of China for a long period, usually 10 or more years.
Tong4 jan4 唐人 唐人 Tang Chinese, generally synonymous with Han Chinese.
Tou2 zyu3 土著 土著 literally means "from the soil"; refers to a Chinese person of minority ethnic groups.
Zuk1 sing1 竹昇 竹升 more commonly spelled as "jook-sing" in English, used to describe a westernized person of Chinese descent.

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